I was pleased to speak with Madeleine Cummings at CBC about J. B. Collip’s key role in the discovery of insulin.
Toronto Medical Historical Club
I’ll be participating in a symposium to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin in 1921-22. The event, originally scheduled for November 2021, has been postponed until May 2022.
Alison Li writes about hormones and the culture in which they were shaped. Her current project is the story of Dr. Harry Benjamin (1885-1986), the endocrinologist and sexologist best known for his pioneering work in transsexualism. Wondrous Transformations will be published by the University of North Carolina Press.